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In Rogers City, Strong Criticism of Coal Ash Proposal

September 10, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Residents warn against storing toxic waste near Lake Huron...

Two Lawmakers to DNR: Fore!

September 2, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Legislators push state to sell its forestland for fourth Oscoda golf course...

Michigan Eyes Europe’s Hot Clean-Energy Plan

August 20, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

‘Feed-in tariffs’ fuel big green job growth and shift to renewables...

Big Coal: Understanding the 800-Pound Gorilla

August 14, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Author Goodell sees kicking our ‘coal addiction’ as era’s biggest challenge...

In Push for Coal, Utilities Ignore Gas-Fired Plants

August 11, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Consumers, Wolverine could substitute cleaner, dormant generators...

Does City Want Affordable Downtown Housing?

July 31, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Officials' resistance to Whiting proposal sends wrong message to funders, agencies, developers...

Study: Rogers City Plant Flunks “Prudent and Feasible” Test

July 21, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Firm says Wolverine ignores financial risks, efficiency, and cleaner sources...

Critics Call Rogers City Coal Plant Study ‘Fluff’

July 2, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Foes say Wolverine’s report lacks evidence, snubs alternatives, low-balls cost...

Co-Op Coal Critic Sees Victory in a Defeat

June 23, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Cherryland members reject previewing Rogers City plant cost...

How Much Power Does Consumers Need?

June 15, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Groups list 37 problems with utility’s claim for a new coal plant...

Wolverine Mum On Coal Plant’s Price

June 8, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

‘Coal Night’ to reveal big costs, risks for utility customers...

‘Coal Night’ Promises ‘Serious Fun’

June 1, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Movies, videos, experts push back on energy firms’ media blitz...

Glenn Puit: Wiring Empire for Success

Blog Archive | May 26, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Located along a particularly beautiful stretch of northern Lake Michigan shoreline, the small village of Empire looks like a guaranteed economic success story....

Traverse City’s Utility Goes Greener

May 20, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Instead of new coal power, firm plans big jump in renewables...

Glenn Puit: Grand Visions, New Designs

Blog Archive | May 17, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Seventeen years ago, some Grand Traverse-area residents launched a grassroots movement to better manage the area’s growth. They wanted to protect the area’s pristine environment, farmland, and uniqueness....

Spurning Coal, Manistee Rides the Windspire

May 13, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Governor says revived factory just part of state’s green jobs future...

Glenn Puit: Larry Merrill, Townships, and The Grand Vision

Blog Archive | April 28, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

The Grand Vision has had more citizen involvement - over 15,000 residents - than any other planning process ever conducted in this region, and has engaged environmental groups, business leaders and civic organizations....

Chester: We’re Analyzing Coal Plant Alternatives

April 21, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Granholm’s green jobs plan will cut need for new power...

Glenn Puit: A Grand Vision for Kalkaska’s Success

Blog Archive | April 20, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

After almost 18 months of citizen workshops, interviews, surveys, and balloting involving more than 15,000 people, the Grand Vision is ready to roll out a 50-year development plan. And Mr. Shetler thinks implementing it is key to spurring Kalkaska’s turna...

New Rules for Bay City Coal Battle

April 10, 2009 | By Glenn Puit

Utility must prove plant's needed, prudent, and feasible...

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